China urges Japan to properly educate youth over disputed islands

April 7, 2015 9:44 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Japan on Tuesday to properly educate its youth, joining South Korea in condemning Japan's approval of textbooks its neighbors say distort history by claiming disputed islands.

South Korea summoned Japan's ambassador on Monday and warned that the approval of the textbooks was a sign the country was prepared to repeat its colonial wartime past.

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